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Sud vs Scud - What's the difference?

sud | scud |

As a noun sud

is milk.

As a proper noun scud is

a soviet-developed ballistic missile.




(en noun)
  • (informal) A bubble of lather or foam (the singular of suds).
  • Derived terms

    * soapsud ----



    Alternative forms

    * skud (dialectal sense only)


    (en adjective)
  • (slang, Scotland) Naked.
  • Verb

  • To race along swiftly (especially used of clouds).
  • * I. Taylor
  • the first Nautilus that scudded upon the glassy surface of warm primæval oceans
  • * Beaconsfield
  • The wind was high; the vast white clouds scudded over the blue heaven.
  • * 1920 , , The Understanding Heart , Chapter II:
  • During the preceding afternoon a heavy North Pacific fog had blown in
  • (ambitransitive, nautical) To run, or be driven, before a high wind with no sails set.
  • (Northumbria) To hit.
  • (Northumbria) To speed.
  • (Northumbria) To skim.
  • References

    * * . Geordie English


    (en noun)
  • The act of scudding.
  • Clouds or rain driven by the wind.
  • * 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
  • But high above the flying scud and dark-rolling clouds, there floated a little isle of sunlight, from which beamed forth an angel's face
  • A gust of wind.
  • (Bristol) A scab on a wound.
  • A small flight of larks, or other birds, less than a flock.
  • Any swimming amphipod crustacean.
  • (slang, Scotland) Pornography.
  • (slang, Scotland) Irn-Bru.
  • A bottle of Scud